Variable HA9C : AIDS from mother to child through breastmilk

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 3633 (3633)
Invalid: 322 (322)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: wm

Universe
Women aged 15-49
Source of information
The eligible woman selected for interview

Categories

Value Category Cases weighted
1 Yes 1909 1909 52.5%
2 No 1124 1124 30.9%
8 DK 0 0 0.0%
9 Missing 600 600 16.5%

Literal question
Can the AIDS virus be transmitted from a mother to a baby?

By breastfeeding?
Interviewer instructions
An understanding of more in-depth AIDS-related knowledge is obtained with this question, which aims to determine whether the woman knows that a mother who has AIDS can pass on the disease to her baby. 

Ask each item one at a time and circle the code for the response given. The items ask whether the respondent thinks that a mother with AIDS can transfer the disease to her baby 'During pregnancy', 'During delivery' or 'By breastfeeding' him/her. Circle '1' for 'Yes' and '2' for 'No' for each of the items. If the woman does not know the answer or is unsure, circle '8'.
Generated: OCT-21-2009 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit